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Windows 8 is the latest version of Microsoft’s Windows operating system and widely used by users around the globe. This operating system offers improvements in performance as well as existing capabilities. Windows 8 gives PC users a whole new world of full-screen, touch-friendly, Web-connected apps that are worth exploring. [course_title] is specially created to help both beginners and experienced users to become familiar with the Windows 8 environment.

Initially, you will be introduced to hundreds of new features as well as improvements to existing tools of this operating system. In addition to that, become more familiar with the new Start screen, better security, less-intrusive updates as well as SkyDrive integration. Join this course now and learn every detail about Microsoft Windows 8.

Course Highlights

  • Internationally recognised accredited certification on successful completion
  • Free accredited e-certificate
  • Study at your own pace, anytime and anywhere
  • Access to all courses with a monthly membership plan of £29
  • High quality video and text course materials
  • Efficient exam system, assessment and instant results
  • Improve your chance of gaining professional skills and better earning potential
  • Eligibility for NUS Extra card which gives you a discount from thousands of retailers


There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students of all academic backgrounds.

Assessment and Certification

You can test your learning as you progress through the course by undertaking mock tests. On completion of the course, there will be an assessment consisting of multiple choice questions for which the pass mark is 60%. On passing, you will gain instant access to your e-certificate.  PDF and hard copy certificates can be ordered for an additional fee.

  • PDF Certificate – £9
  • Hardcopy by Post- £19
  • Both PDF and Hardcopy – £24

Tutor Support

With all our courses, you will receive access to dedicated tutors and technical support. You will also be provided with unlimited email, phone and live chat support to help answer any questions you might have whilst studying the course.

Course Compatibility

All our courses are fully compatible with PC’s, Mac’s, tablets and smartphones.

Career Path

Completing this course will help you to increase your knowledge and improve your skills and instil in you the confidence to progress. You will also be able to add your qualification to your CV, enhance your career and become more competitive within your chosen industry.

Course Curriculum

The Basics of Windows 8 00:30:00
Interacting with the Computer Using a Mouse and Keyboard 00:15:00
Interacting with the Computer Using Touch Gestures, Part One 00:15:00
Interacting with the Computer Using Touch Gestures, Part Two 00:15:00
Exiting Windows 8 00:30:00
Introducing the Windows 8 Start Screen 00:30:00
Using the Windows 8 Start Screen 00:30:00
Working with Windows 8 Apps 00:30:00
Using the Charms Bar 00:30:00
Using the Windows Store 00:15:00
Getting Started – The Basic Windows 8 Applications, Part One 00:30:00
Managing Accounts 00:15:00
Using Mail 00:30:00
Using Calendar 00:30:00
Using People and Messaging 00:30:00
Using Photos 00:30:00
Using Windows 8 Internet Explorer, Part One 00:15:00
Using Windows 8 Internet Explorer, Part Two 00:15:00
Using News Apps 01:00:00
Using Maps 00:15:00
Using SkyDrive 00:30:00
Introducing the Windows 8 Desktop 00:30:00
Managing Desktop Windows 00:30:00
Using Desktop Features 00:15:00
Using Jump Lists 00:15:00
Desktop Application Basics 00:30:00
Interface Basics 00:30:00
The Basic Components 00:30:00
The File Explorer Tabs 00:30:00
Customizing File Explorer 00:30:00
Using the Recycle Bin 00:15:00
Getting Help in Windows 8 00:15:00
Mock Exam
Final Exam

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